Balefully
Balefully Bale"ful*ly, adv. In a baleful manner; perniciously. [1913 Webster]

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  • balefully — adv. Balefully is used with these verbs: ↑glare …   Collocations dictionary

  • balefully — baleful ► ADJECTIVE 1) menacing. 2) having a harmful effect. DERIVATIVES balefully adverb. ORIGIN from an Old English word meaning evil …   English terms dictionary

  • balefully — adverb in a baleful manner she looked at him balefully • Derived from adjective: ↑baleful …   Useful english dictionary

  • balefully — adverb see baleful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • balefully — See baleful. * * * …   Universalium

  • balefully — adverb In a baleful manner …   Wiktionary

  • balefully — adv. spitefully, menacingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • balefully — bale·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • balefully adv — This boat is leaking, said Tom balefully …   English expressions

  • baleful — balefully, adv. balefulness, n. /bayl feuhl/, adj. 1. full of menacing or malign influences; pernicious. 2. Obs. wretched; miserable. [bef. 1000; ME; OE bealofull. See BALE2, FUL] Syn. 1. harmful, malign, injurious, detrimental; evil, wicked;… …   Universalium

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